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American Gigolo (1980)


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Title: American Gigolo (1980)

Tagline: He's the highest paid lover in Beverly Hills. He leaves women feeling more alive than they've ever felt before. Except one.

Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Mystery

Director: Paul Schrader

Cast: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Héctor Elizondo, K Callan, Carole Cook, Nina van Pallandt, Bill Duke, Brian Davies, Tom Stewart, Patricia Carr, David Cryer, Carol Bruce, Frances Bergen, Macdonald Carey, William Dozier, Peter Turgeon, Robert Wightman, Richard Derr, Jessica Potter, Gordon Haight, Carlo Alonso, Judith Ransdell, Michael Goyak, John Hammerton, Michele Drake, Linda Horn, Faye Michael Nuell, Eugene Jackson, Roma Alvarez, Dawn Adams, Bob Jardine, Nanette Tarpey, Maggie Jean Smith, Pamela Fong, Randy Stokey, Harris Weingart, James Currie, Norman Stevans, Betty Canter, Laura Gile, Brent Dunsford, Barry Satterfield, Sam L. Nickens, William Valdez, Mary Helen Barro, John H. Lowe, Kopi Sotiropulos, Ron Cummins, Harry Davis, Frank Pesce, Leoda Richards, Gordon W. Grant

Release: 1980-02-08

Runtime: 117

Plot: Julian makes a lucrative living as an escort to older women in the Los Angeles area. He begins a relationship with Michelle, a local politician's wife, without expecting any pay. One of his clients is murdered and Detective Sunday begins pumping him for details on his different clients, something he is reluctant to do considering the nature of his work. Julian begins to suspect he's being framed. Meanwhile Michelle begins to fall in love with him.
American Gigolo (1980)